Cebu: Not Missing My Sunrise

Date: May 21, 2017 In every beach trip that I had, it's a rare moment for me to capture a sunrise. And a remarkable one. It's very overwhelming seeing the sun rises and lights up, and when flowers and trees blossom to welcome the morning. The feeling of warmness - not hot and roasty, when [...]

John Green: The Faults in Our Stars

The Faults in our Stars by: John Green Summary: Hazel Grace Lancaster is a young girl living with cancer. Her mother believes she is depressed so Hazel attends a cancer support group in the basement of a church. Hazel is delighted to see a handsome named Augustus Waters. Augustus has lost one of his legs [...]

Paulo Coelho – Brida

Brida By: Paulo Coelho Summary: The book tells the story of Brida O 'Fern, a 21-year-old Irishwoman in search of magic and hidden powers. During her search, Brida meets a magician, Mage of Folk, who promises to teach her through the Tradition of the Sun, which explains everything through nature and its divine manifestations. But [...]

Singapore: Night of Music

Date: May 2, 2017   I've mentioned from my previous post that this was the main purpose of coming to SG. This was my very first rock concert!  I am not really into this kind of genre but I listen to some songs in this category. Sometimes because I heard it in a movie or saw [...]

Singapore: Flower Dome and Cloud Forest

Date: May 1, 2017 In the airport while walking to the immigration booth, I saw a picture of the Flower Dome. And I was like "I am going there". I know there are a lot of places to go to SG like the Universal Studios, Botanic Garden or the zoo but if I have to [...]

Singapore: To the Merlion We Go!

Date: May 1, 2017 While sitting, waiting for my board to Singapore, I was really anxiously excited. This trip was planned few months ago for the purpose of seeing a world tour concert of my boyfriend's favorite metal band. We only have 2 days to spend there (excluding travel time) so aside from attending the [...]

Cebu: Island Hopping in Mactan

Date: April 22, 2017   When I think of summer, I always relate it to the word "beach". Though not all might think of it, but I know for sure most of the Cebuanos start thinking of beach-scapades when summer strikes around March and usually ends on May. These are the months when the heat [...]

Paulo Coelho – Aleph

Aleph by Paulo Coelho Summary: Transform your life. Rewrite your destiny. In his most personal novel to date, internationally best-selling author Paulo Coelho returns with a remarkable journey of self-discovery. Like the main character in his much-beloved The Alchemist, Paulo is facing a grave crisis of faith. As he seeks a path of spiritual renewal [...]

Jojo Moyes – Me Before You

Me Before You By: JoJo Moyes   Summary: Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, close family—who has never been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair-bound after an accident. Will has always lived [...]

Mactan: December’s Warmth at New Town Beach

Even if Mactan Newtown Beach is just in Cebu, it's a struggle to get there. The traffic and the availability of transpo are the main reasons. But then, it's no pain no gain right? I was welcomed with the warm breeze from the sea the moment I stepped in in the place. Even if it's [...]